Solid waste crews play an essential role in our community’s health, safety, and quality of life

Solid waste crews play an essential role in our community’s health, safety, and quality of life

Solid Waste and Recycling Workers Week is an ideal time for in-depth exploration of the essential daily services the City of College Station’s collection crews provide to our community. Their work touches every residential customer, apartment complex, and commercial entity each week – more than 41,000 accounts! Continue reading Solid waste crews play an essential role in our community’s health, safety, and quality of life

Why you should appreciate the dedicated trash collectors who keep our neighborhoods clean

Why you should appreciate the dedicated trash collectors who keep our neighborhoods clean

Solid Waste collection is an essential service that keeps our streets and neighborhoods clean and safe. As part of National Waste and Recycling Workers Week, we recognize our hard-working solid waste employees and offer our sincere appreciation for their steadfast dedication to our community. Continue reading Why you should appreciate the dedicated trash collectors who keep our neighborhoods clean

Household Hazardous Waste event set for April 24

Household Hazardous Waste event set for April 24

Area residents are invited to participate in the spring household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, April 24, from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Texas A&M University General Services Building parking lot. The entrance is on Harvey Road east of Veterans Park and Athletic Complex. You can also donate new or used children’s books to Books and a Blanket. Continue reading Household Hazardous Waste event set for April 24

Video: Dendy Brown’s Remarkable Comeback

Video: Dendy Brown’s Remarkable Comeback

On Sept. 20, 2018, city employee Harold “Dendy” Brown was struck by a car while collecting a container on his solid waste route. Some 25 months after the accident, Dendy returned to work in the Solid Waste Division after enduring 11 surgeries. The likelihood of an injured worker returning after a six-month absence is about 5 percent. Returning after two years is extremely rare. This film tells the story of Dendy’s courageous comeback. Continue reading Video: Dendy Brown’s Remarkable Comeback

How you can help solid waste collections run smoothly

How you can help solid waste collections run smoothly

Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of College Station’s Solid Waste Division continues to provide essential solid waste collection services to our residents. On average, each of our collection trucks collects waste from 1,300 homes a day. We ask for your patience and understanding as our solid waste workers do their best to take care of our community’s needs as safely and efficiently as we can. Continue reading How you can help solid waste collections run smoothly